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elstel.org

by Elmar Stellnberger

In Our Own Matter

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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It costs us time, endevour and also money to keep this site of topical interest and online. If you wanna support us in doing so we will hereby give you the possibility to do so. We will be happy and pleased for any donation you decide to give us no matter what the amount is.




confinedrv with MBR image support v1.7.7

Category: programs,
Source: drvtools,
Language: en,
Type:
update
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Version v1.7.7 of confinedrv has been released. It does now not only support to blend in a partition image but also the Master Boot Record from a file in place of an existing partition (or in place of the spare space before the first partition respectively). confinedrv has also received some other updates and bug fixes. It now makes use of lockfile-create/remove from lockfile-progs and thereby is no more dependent on the meanwhiles rarely shipped lockfile utility.



Stop Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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On the 21st of September the European Commission will publish a proposal to its member states which would undermine even current protection against EDCs (Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals). EDCs can disrupt the hormon balance of humans and animals. This is in breach of the precautionary principle if these substances do not already have a considerable negative impact on human health. EDCs can cause infertility, foster or evoke cancer, diabetes, immune deficiency, obesity as well as signs of abnormal behaviour with children. The WHO assesses EDCs as “global threat”




License (C-FSL v1.0) & SHA-512 Update

Category: techdoc,
Source: software,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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We have created a completely new license called C-FSL v1.0 for you in order to achieve Open Source compliance and to give you a maximum of liberties and certainty of use. Almost all programs at elstel.org are now available under the new license: xchroot, confinedrv, bundsteg, [deb]checkroot, dbschemacmd, sftvdownload und vpngate-extract.

Our central SHA512SUMS.signed - list under software/ is also a novelty. It additionally allows you to verify your download with gpg (besides the possibility to make use of https + DANE).




GnuPG-Update [en]

Category: techdoc,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
update
.

From now on you are supplied with a new secure public key stored on a smart card. If you wanna write us an encrypted message see for Contact / Impressum. The old 4096bit RSA key may still be used offline. You should also have look at our GnuPG manual as it has been revised and supplemented by a new section.